At least one French player in the Newcastle squad, Moussa Sissoko, has mentioned Bafetimbi Gomis on his Twitter account, and we would expect that some of our other French Internationals who know Bafe, could be sending him messages of support and telling him some very good things about Newcastle. We hope that’s happening.
Moussa Sissoko in the new Newcastle strip – he looks fearsome
That could well help Newcastle eventually sign the player, and that still looks a decent possibility, unless a club like Tottenham, as one possibility, come in and better Newcastle’s latest bid of £6.8M for the 10 times capped French International.
This is Moussa’s Twitter account and the Newcastle midfielder wrote on his Twitter account about 6:00pm Newcastle time last night (and it’s translated from the French):
“Big support for my brother Bafetimbi Gomis during this difficult period, hang in there.” “You are welcome to Newcastle.”
Newcastle have left their latest offer on the table, although we have withdrawn from the negotiations for the moment, and there is still hope the two clubs can get together (soon) and do the deal.
But Newcastle are now exposed to a richer club (or more accurately – a club willing to spend the money) coming in with a better offer, and we could still lose out on the 27 year-old Frenchman, and that would be a disaster.
And here is Bafetimbi’s Twitter account if you would like to send him some words of encouragement and let him know we want him at Newcastle.
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